Writer, Editor, Teacher
Sarah Garfinkel is a humor and satire writer in California. She is an assistant editor of "Funny Women" on The Rumpus. She trained with the Second City Satire Program. Her work has been featured in the New Yorker, McSweeney's, Reductress, The Rumpus, and Electric Literature, among other publications. She teaches humor writing to a global community of writers. As a Teaching Fellow at Harvard Graduate School of Education, she teaches personal narrative and opinion writing.
Humor & Satire
The New Yorker
I'm Totally Open to Anything
Uses for the Bushel of Apples You Picked Last Weekend
I'm a Fairy Unicorn Ballerina, and This Job Is a Nightmare
What "Sweater Weather" Is
McSweeney's Internet Tendency
Times I've Silently Belted "Let it Go" to Cope With Corporate Culture
The Unrealized Potential of Dead Disney Moms
New Societal Archetypes—Now For Men!
I'm the Telephone in "Goodnight Moon"—Why Didn't I Get Wished Goodnight?
The Idiosyncrasies of Aging: Talking with Ali Solomon
The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Amy Solomon
Two Humorists Walk into a Blog
Come Buy Our Grocery Store's Matzah That We Advertise for Any and All Jewish Holidays!
The Online Reviews I'm Endlessly Scrolling to Find
April Fools' Day Bingo
How to Have a Super-Traditional Hanukkah That Is in NO Way Like Christmas (a Best of the Year Editor's Pick of 2020)
Honest Spring Cleaning Intentions
How to Trick Your Hairdresser into Suggesting Bangs So You Don't Have to (a Best of the Year Editor's Pick of 2019)
Heroic Cover-Up Stories for Embarrassing Injuries
Bedbug Influencer Seeking New Instagram Management
Unhappy Hour Menu
Playbill Bios for the Cast of Your Recurring High School Nightmare
A Jewish Mother's Google Search History
Today I Will Finish a Writing Thing!
Have the Ultimate Spring Break in 'Tica!
What Your College Major Says About Your Life Post-Grad
I'm One of Those People Who Can't Help Being Sooo Nice
Points in Case
The Grinch Shouldn't Be Prosecuted in the Court of Public Opinion
Emrys Journal Online
You're Gonna Laugh
How to Form a Bunker Band (And Also, What a Band Is)
If a Tree Falls in the Forest, Was That The Last Tree?
Little Old Lady Comedy
Obituary for Your Willpower Not to Eat All of Your Recently Purchased Girl Scout Cookies in a Single Sitting
Harvard Graduate School of Education Admissions Blog
Remote Learning Helpline
Education & Culture
Harvard Ed. magazine
You're Gonna Learn to Laugh
Harvard Graduate School of Education
A Path to Opportunity for Refugees
At the Intersection of Law and Education
A Visionary Scholar and Reformer
A Commitment to Education Justice
Stepped in Policy, with a Heart for Practice
A 'Headache' of a Family Farm Gets Rebooted As a Jewish Community, With Pickles
8 Nights of Vegetarian Hanukkah Delights
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Sarah Garfinkel © 2018
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